Neil McArthur

Neil McArthur is the director of the Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics at University of Manitoba, where his work focuses on sexual ethics and the philosophy of sexuality. Follow him on Twitter.

University

A Canadian University Is Looking for a Magic Studies Professor

The school recently opened applications for a new chair of "conjuring arts."
Neil McArthur
3.2.18
LGBTQ

How LGBTQ Americans are Reshaping the Fight for Assisted Reproduction

We're here, we're queer, and we want access to in vitro fertilization and surrogate pregnancies.
Neil McArthur
4.10.17
LGBTQ

Why the Census Needs to Ask People About Their LGBTQ Identity

Experts spoke to how paltry the data we currently have on LGBTQ Americans is, and how that hampers research and public policy.
Neil McArthur
2.10.17
Stuff

How Kinky and Non-Traditional Parents are Punished by Family Courts

America's family court system is one of the less-understood branches of our judiciary, but its judges hold sweeping power over the lives of parents and children.
Neil McArthur
11.30.16
climate change

Ecosexuals Believe Having Sex with the Earth Could Save It

From skinny dippers to people who have actual intercourse with nature, ecosexuality is a growing movement taking a new approach to combatting climate change.
Neil McArthur
11.2.16
Stuff

Behind the Scenes of the Legal Group That Could Change America's Definition of Sexual Consent

The American Legal Institute sets much of the agenda for our nation's laws, and the organization is currently embroiled in a much larger internal debate over the definition of sexual consent.
Neil McArthur
10.20.16
Stuff

The First Sex Toy for Trans Men Is Here

Called the Buck-OFF, this new toy hopes to give trans men a better masturbation experience, combat gender dysphoria, and shake things up in the sex toy industry.
Neil McArthur
9.22.16
Stuff

Is Lying to Get Laid a Form of Sexual Assault?

Whether the lie is about one's gender or one's job, some say it should legally constitute sexual assault.
Neil McArthur
9.5.16
Stuff

Why People Are Fighting to Get Polyamory Recognized as a Sexual Orientation

A global debate over whether polyamory is something we do or something we are has challenged our ideas of identity, sexual rights, and their legal limits.
Neil McArthur
8.17.16
News

It's a Travesty That BDSM Isn't Technically Legal

By foregoing legal recognition of American BDSM players, we don't just deny their rights, we deny their personhood.
Neil McArthur
8.2.16